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U.S. Study: Cost of Generating Wind Electricity 48% Higher Than Previous Estimates

Aaron Bandler — Townhall.com — July 7, 2015 A study released Tuesday morning concludes that the true cost of wind energy is 48 percent high than previous studies have estimated. The study titled, “The True Cost of Energy; Wind,” was conducted by the Institute of Political Economy at Utah State University, and given to Townhall exclusively. They came to this […]

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New Video from France: Wind Energy – The Big Swindle

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UK: Not Enough Predictable Power in Wind’s Sails

MetalMiner — January 26, 2015 Here at MetalMiner, we are enthusiastic about renewable energy schemes. It seems like common sense to develop energy sources that are not based on depleting reserves and that are sustainable from an environmental perspective. What we take issue with is the payment of massive subsidies to support them. We would […]

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Scotland: Gagging on Wind Power

From Energy Matters: – January 2015 I last looked into the details and consequences of Scottish energy policy in the pre-referendum post Scotch on the ROCs. The expansion of Scottish renewables is progressing at breakneck speed and the purpose of this post is to update on where we are and where we are heading whether anyone […]

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Wind Energy’s Bluster Peters Out

Marita Noon — Heartland Institute — January 12, 2015 Touted as “America’s first offshore wind project,” Cape Wind became one of America’s most high-profile and most controversial wind-energy projects. Fourteen years in the making, estimated at $2.6 billion for 130 turbines, covering 25 square miles in Nantucket Sound off the coast of Massachusetts, the Cape […]

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Ontario PC Interim Leader Jim Wilson to Kathleen Wynne — Pull the Plug on Failed Energy Policies

Northumberland View — December 11, 2014 Queen’s Park – The Auditor General confirmed what the PC Caucus has said all along – the Liberal government has made a mess of the energy file, Ontario PC Interim Leader Jim Wilson said today during the final Question Period exchange for 2014. Wilson used the opportunity to hold […]

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U.S.: Wind Energy Firm Sues Government to Block Release of Bird Deaths Data Saying Its Confidential

Dina Cappiello — Associated Press — November 17, 2014 WASHINGTON — A company that operates at least 13 wind-energy facilities across three states is suing in federal court to block the U.S. government from releasing information to The Associated Press about how many birds are found dead at its facilities. Pacificorp of Portland, Oregon, is […]

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PA Study to Put Wind Energy on the Hot Seat over Deforestation and Bird Deaths

(Editors Note: THEY’RE FINALLY GETTING IT!!! — DQ) “With the ever-growing number of reports confirming that on-shore wind energy facilities are directly responsible for the clearing of large areas of forested land and the deaths of thousands of migratory birds, endangered bats and even eagles, we can no longer just assume that wind turbines are […]

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Ontario: Julian Falconer to Speak at Wind Turbine Town Hall Meeting

Paul Morden — Sarnia Observer — April 22, 2014 Noted Canadian lawyer Julian Falconer is set to speak at a May 5 town hall meeting a Plympton-Wyoming citizens group is organizing to rally support for its fight against Suncor Energy’s proposed 46-turbine Cedar Point Wind Power Project. Falconer, known for his human rights advocacy and […]

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Germany’s Green Dreams Meet Harsh Reality

Tip o’ the hat to  “Not a Lot of People Know That” for the article. David Shukman — BBC Science Editor — April 11, 2014 A vision for a greener future for the world seems very distant if you descend into the heart of one of Germany’s largest coal mines. While researchers and officials are in […]

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Wind Energy — Free and Clean? Actual World Data Proves Otherwise

High numbers of wind turbines equals the highest electricity rates. Tip of the hat to the Galileo Movement for this chart. This chart uses data from 2011.  Ontario, which has seen several rate hikes since then is not on this chart, but is lumped in with the rest of Canada.  However, we  know that Ontario (the […]

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Wind Energy Program Costing Ontario Billions and is added to our already staggering debt

James Murray — Net News Ledger — March 5, 2014 THUNDER BAY – EDITORIAL – Ontario has embraced ‘green energy’. At the Lakehead University sponsored Research Matters event at Fort William Historical Park the audience was told that Ontario is not getting their ‘Bang for the Buck’ from the provincial network of wind turbines. While the […]

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Wind Energy of No Use in the Pacific Northwest (holds true for many places)

James Conca – Forbes — January 16, 2014 I’m all for a diverse energy portfolio and truly believe we can get to the 1/3-1/3-1/3 mix that we’ve put forward by 2040. A third fossil, a third nuclear and a third renewable would be sustainable and ethical. Having said that, Location! Location! Location! holds true as much for energy as […]

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Ontario tilts against wind turbines as costs spiral

Economics, more than politics, is causing the greatest drag on wind power as Liberals look for light at the end of the wind tunnel. Martin Regg Cohn — Toronto Star — December 10, 2013 Who would have imagined Ontario as Ground Zero for the global anti-wind movement, pitting people power against wind power? Instead of […]

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Dr Alan Watts – pure & simple: “it’s Fraud”

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS:
Here’s STT Champion, Alan Jones talking with Dr Alan Watts about the great Australian wind power fraud. Alan has a little radio show that more than just a few Australians tune into each morning. Syndicated through over 77 Stations and with close to 2 million listeners Countrywide – AJ…

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